June 1, 2020
The May 2020 National Update is now available.
ONE PUBLIC SCHOOL CHILD FOR EVERY THREE HOMES
5/1. Public education accounts for almost 40% of local government direct expenditures per housing unit, based on data from the Census of Government. School impact fees on new construction are typically determined in part by assumptions about the number of children in public schools per housing unit. The most recent 2018 American Community Survey (ACS) data show that, on average, there is approximately one public school child for every three housing units in the U.S.
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